Winter Safety Learning Pathway

Winter Safety Learning Pathway

Curriculum

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Description

Course Description:
This course examines how to best prepare your housing agency staff and residents for winter weather. Protect your agency by learning the appropriate prevention, removal, and documentation methods for snow removal and risk mitigation. Identify issues caused by ice dams, freezing pipes, vacant units, as well as slips, trips and fall hazards. In addition, you'll learn shoveling and plowing techniques, as well as winter driving safety tips. Duration: 2.25 Hours.

Instructors:
HAI Group's Risk Control and Consulting Team, and Melanie Herman, Executive Director, Nonprofits Risk Management Center

Audience:
Housing agency maintenance employees, risk managers, supervisors, property managers, and interested employees

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify slips, trips, and fall hazards and prevention methods
  • Recall snow removal safety information and shoveling safety tips
  • Examine the latest weather trends and effects on vulnerable persons
  • Recall winter driving safety tips and plowing safety techniques
  • Review winter storm preparation, including emergency planning, documentation, and policies/procedures
  • Identify the risks posed by vacant units and vacant buildings, particularly in winter months
  • Instruct residents on how to protect themselves and their homes from ice-related risks

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